The Journal (Newcastle, England)

The Journal is a regional newspaper from Newcastle, England. The Journal publishes the latest business, sports, and politics news.

Articles from October 19, 2006

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10 Years' Progress at Bellway; Stocks and Shares
IN the regional portfolio, Bellway managed to build on the solid gains of Tuesday after the release of its full-year figures. Analysts were busy digesting the numbers, which were towards the top end of market expectations. It is the 10th year in...
2DAY IN MINUTES: Home and Abroad
McCartneys at war THE multi-million pound divorce battle between Sir Paul McCartney and his wife took a new twist yesterday with the emergence of claims he mistreated her. A leaked document, which purports to be a legal response by Heather Mills...
Aggravation and Worry in Countryside
Be gentle this morning with people in rural communities across the North-East. They may be convinced their way of life is under attack. Worrying ambulance response times, the singularly unfunny farce that's the Rural Payments Agency and the enforced...
Angling: Mark and Andrew Snaffle Sharpley Two
Byline: GEORGE MACINTYRE THE experts were out in full force at Sharpley Waters this week using red and black buzzers to good effect. Mark Churchyard and Andrew Taylor made the most of the conditions to finally net two huge naturalised rainbow...
Another Good Day for Knight
Byline: By Robert Pratt Shimoni became the latest horse to advertise the services of rookie trainer William Knight when powering to victory in the Banham Poultry Maiden Stakes at Yarmouth. Knight, a former assistant to Ed Dunlop, has done well...
Appeal for Information on Rescue from River
The purpose of my email is to try and make contact with a relative of the Mr Ralph Carr who worked on Newcastle Quayside as a docker in the early part of the last century, say during the 1920s and 1930s. When my father died, I inherited a Gold Albert...
Arngrove Northern League
Byline: By Malcolm Pratt Dunston Federation reached the Second Round of the Newton Moor Durham Challenge Cup with a comfortable 6-3 victory over a young Darlington Reserve side last night. Stephen Preen was their hero as he rifled four goals...
A Winning Formula for Conference
THE Entrepreneurs' Forum today unveils its line-up of motivational speakers and business coaches who will offer inspiration and education at a conference designed to support small-medium enterprises in the North-East. The Forum's SME Conference...
Back to Work, Insists Keane
Byline: By Luke Edwards Roy Keane has warned his Sunderland team, they cannot start to feel sorry for themselves following the defeat at Stoke City earlier this week, writes LUKE EDWARDS. The 2-1 reverse at the Britannia Stadium was the Black...
Barbour in Talks to Avert Strike
Byline: By Guy Basnett Chief Reporter Bosses at famous North-East clothing manufacturer J Barbour & Sons will meet union leaders today in last-ditch talks to avoid a series of strikes. More than 200 workers at the firm ( famous for its countryside...
Barbour in Talks to Avert Strike; Famous Firm to Meet Unions amid Dispute over Pay
Byline: By Guy Basnett Chief Reporter BOSSES at famous North-East clothing manufacturer J Barbour & Sons will meet union leaders today in last-ditch talks to avoid a series of strikes. More than 200 workers at the firm - famous for its countryside...
Benitez in Salute as Crouch Walks Tall
Byline: By Paul Walker Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez hailed match-winner Peter Crouch's resilience as the Anfield men moved within four points of qualification for the next phase of the Champions League, writes Paul Walker. If Liverpool win their...
Birds in Paradise
Byline: By Hannah Stephenson Hannah Stephenson passes on some tips on welcoming wildlife As berries start to appear on shrubs and trees in autumn, you may start thinking about which birds are going to peck them off. But as the cooler months...
Board Fear on Harrison
Boxing: The British Boxing Board of Control will seek assurances that Scott Harrison is "medically fit" to continue his career before sanctioning any title defence. The WBO featherweight champion is in a Spanish prison after an alleged assault in Malaga....
Bruce's Job Put on Hold
Under-pressure Birmingham manager Steve Bruce is to remain in the job ( at least for the immediate future. Corbridge-born Bruce held talks yesterday over the telephone with club chairman David Gold and co-owner David Sullivan after the 1-0 defeat by...
Casey Will Win Merit Title, Predicts Monty
Byline: By Phil Casey Colin Montgomerie has backed Ryder Cup team-mate Paul Casey to succeed him as European number one this season. Casey leads the Order of Merit with just two events remaining but has chosen to rest rather than play in this...
Coach's Theory on Drug Shock
Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer yesterday offered a fresh theory as to why Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif failed drugs tests. Both fast bowlers were found to have excessive amounts of nandrolone in their system, and were sent home from the Champions...
Cricket: Coach's Theory on Drug Shock
PAKISTAN coach Bob Woolmer yesterday offered a fresh theory as to why Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif failed drugs tests. Both fast bowlers were found to have excessive amounts of nandrolone in their system, and were sent home from the Champions...
Cricket: Yardy Takes the Knocks - and Hits Back Hard
Byline: By Richard Gibson MICHAEL Yardy is a man who likes to upset the odds, but the prospect of him batting at number four for England against Australia this winter would have been a 100-1 shot a couple of months ago. This Saturday, however,...
Culture: Forever for the Young; One of the Region's Best Writers Is Celebrated in a New Exhibition. David Whetstone on the Legacy of Robert Westall
Byline: David Whetstone IF ever a writer deserved an exhibition at Seven Stories, it is Robert Westall. It was the offer of his archive plus pounds 100,000 from the Robert Westall Trust towards the new centre for children's books in Newcastle that...
Dedicated to 'Best Hotel outside London'
Friends and family of sisters-in-law Hilda Tubman and Audrey Trewick joke the pair would have the words Gosforth Park Hotel running through them if they were to be split in half. And it's no surprise, as Hilda and Audrey have practically lived and...
Don't Let Our Service Get Lost in the Post
Byline: By Zo' Hughes Political Editor Post offices across the North have to be protected from a "death by a thousand cuts" it was warned yesterday in the largest national rally to save the network ever seen. Thousands of sub-postmasters descended...
Don't Let Our Service Get Lost in the Post; Thousands Back Rally in Bid to Save Network
Byline: By Zoae Hughes Political Editor POST offices across the North have to be protected from a "death by a thousand cuts" it was warned yesterday in the largest national rally to save the network ever seen. Thousands of sub-postmasters descended...
Early Part Payments Urged by the NFU
Byline: By Anna LognonnA MINISTERS are being urged to put in place an early partial payments system for the Single Payments Scheme to avoid the shambles caused by the delay in issuing last year's subsidies. The call has come from the National...
Early Part Payments Urged by the NFU
Byline: By Anna Lognonne Ministers are being urged to put in place an early partial payments system for the Single Payments Scheme to avoid the shambles caused by the delay in issuing last year's subsidies. The call has come from the National...
Emre Living Fan's Dream
Byline: By Luke Edwards Turkey's David Beckham will be the centre of attention when Newcastle take on Fenerbahie tonight, but Emre has already fixed his attention on ensuring a United victory. Luke Edwards reports. There was a time in the life...
Even France Has Had Injection of PC. There Is to Be No Smoking in cafAs and Restaurants after 2008; Voice of the North
Byline: willy poole YOU could tell he did not like it. He turned and gave me a hard stare which made me very glad that I was in St James's, London, and not in Havana, Cuba. You see, he was the Cuban Ambassador and I had just trodden on his toe....
Exhibition That Really Is a Load of Old Rubbish
A RUBBISH exhibition opens at a major visitor attraction today - to show people the science behind how their waste is dealt with. The pounds 350,000 exhibition titled Wasted: The Trouble With Rubbish, will be launched at Newcastle's Centre for Life....
Family Deny Taser Case Death Natural; Police Commission Ruling Unbelievable, Says Sister
Byline: By Neil McKay THE FAMILY of a man who died three days after he was shot twice with a 50,000-volt electroshock gun and once with a baton gun last night hit out at police watchdogs who said the incidents were not linked. The Independent...
Football: Arngrove Northern League
Byline: MALCOLM PRATT DUNSTON Federation reached the Second Round of the Newton Moor Durham Challenge Cup with a comfortable 6-3 victory over a young Darlington Reserve side last night. Stephen Preen was their hero as he rifled four goals with...
Football: Back to Work, Insists Keane
Byline: LUKE EDWARDS ROY Keane has warned his Sunderland team, they cannot start to feel sorry for themselves following the defeat at Stoke City earlier this week, writes LUKE EDWARDS. The 2-1 reverse at the Britannia Stadium was the Black Cats'...
Football: Benitez in Salute as Crouch Walks Tall; 'Peter Missed a Couple but What You Must Do Is to Keep Going'
LIVERPOOL boss Rafael Benitez hailed match-winner Peter Crouch's resilience as the Anfield men moved within four points of qualification for the next phase of the Champions League, writes PAUL WALKER. If Liverpool win their next match in Group C,...
Football: Emre Living Fan's Dream; Turkey's David Beckham Will Be the Centre of Attention When Newcastle Take on Fenerbahie Tonight, but Emre Has Already Fixed His Attention on Ensuring a United Victory
Byline: Luke Edwards reports. THERE was a time in the life of every footballer when they were nothing more than a supporter in club colours urging their team on from the sidelines. They cheered and they cried, they screamed and they shouted, they...
Football: High Flyer Emerton Ready for Take-Off
Byline: By Ken Gaunt BRETT Emerton is determined to help Blackburn reach the dizzy heights of Europe after chalking up the air miles with Australia. Mark Hughes' side make their bow in the Uefa Cup group stage this afternoon against Wisla Krakow....
Football: Hilario Shares the Chelsea Spotlight
Byline: MATT BARLOW Chelsea 1 Barcelona 0 DIDIER Drogba's name echoed around Stamford Bridge again but Chelsea fans have found themselves a new hero in stand-in keeper Henrique Hilario, writes MATT BARLOW. Drogba scored a brilliant goal...
Football: Paler Mo Look for Boost after Slip
PALERMO will be defending an unbeaten run in the Uefa Cup this season when they travel to Eintracht Frankfurt for their Group H opener tonight. The Sicilian outfit - who host Newcastle in a fortnight - have impressed so far, eliminating West Ham...
Football: Spurs Ready to Take Heat
Byline: By Duncan Bech PAUL Robinson insists Spurs will embrace the hostile atmosphere waiting at the Inonu Stadium tonight - and warned Besiktas his side are on the brink of producing a special performance. Robinson (pictured left) has already...
Football: Teenager on Stand-By for United Debut
Byline: LUKE EDWARDS TEENAGE goalkeeper Tim Krul could make a shock debut in arguably Newcastle United's most important game of the season so far against Fenerbahie tonight as Steve Harper is struggling with a thigh problem, writes LUKE EDWARDS....
Football: We're Angry Now, Says United Boss; 'This Team's So Hungry for Success'
Byline: Luke Edwards GLENN Roeder was delighted to see his players' angry response to Newcastle United's defeat by Bolton Wanderers - but he has admitted it is about time they gave everyone something to smile about. United's manager and his squad...
Football: Woodgate Raring to Go
MIDDLESBROUGH'S on-loan defender Jonathan Woodgate is fit and ready for Sunday's North-East derby with Newcastle. The Middlesbrough-born centre-back would love to have the opportunity to line up against his former club at the Riverside after missing...
Forever for the Young
Byline: By David Whetstone One of the region's best writers is celebrated in a new exhibition. David Whetstone on the legacy of Robert Westall. If ever a writer deserved an exhibition at Seven Stories, it is Robert Westall. It was the offer of...
Gardenmaker: Birds in Paradise; Hannah Stephenson Passes on Some Tips on Welcoming Wildlife
Byline: Hannah Stephens AS berries start to appear on shrubs and trees in autumn, you may start thinking about which birds are going to peck them off. But as the cooler months approach, it's important to keep your bird food topped up if you want...
Golf: Casey Will Win Merit Title, Predicts Monty
Byline: By Phil Casey COLIN Montgomerie has backed Ryder Cup teammate Paul Casey to succeed him as European number one this season. Casey leads the Order of Merit with just two events remaining but has chosen to rest rather than play in this...
Google Fast Forwards for Video Downloads
Last week saw a significant development in the online video distribution industry, as search giant Google acquired online video sharing site YouTube in a share swap valued by analysts at over $1.6bn. This level of popularity and the general awareness...
Google Fast Forwards for Video Downloads; Intellectual Property
Byline: By Mark Evans LAST week saw a significant development in the online video distribution industry, as search giant Google acquired online video sharing site YouTube in a share swap valued by analysts at over $1.6bn. This level of popularity...
Government Officials Listen to Local Voices
A DECADE-LONG Northumberland supermarket saga appeared to be at an end last night after Government officials agreed to let Alnwick residents decide for themselves if they want two new stores. Alnwick District Council last month approved bids by...
Grainger's Geared Up to Repel Its Suitors
Byline: By Nigel Stirling ANALYSTS downplayed the chances of a takeover of Grainger Trust yesterday despite the emergence of another potential suitor for the residential landlord. William Pears, which owns or manages 15,000 commercial and residential...
Guests Keep Coming Back
Byline: By Karen Wilson As the Newcastle Marriott Gosforth Park Hotel celebrates its 40th anniversary, Karen Wilson speaks to manager Stewart Lorimer about the past, present and future of one of the region's best-known venues. When the Gosforth...
Guests Keep Coming Back; Gosforth Park Hotel: 40th Anniversary as the Newcastle Marriott Gosforth Park Hotel Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary, Karen Wilson Speaks to Manager Stewart Lorimer about the Past, Present and Future of One of the Region's Best-Known Venues
Byline: Karen Wilson WHEN the Gosforth Park Hotel first opened its doors on October 6, 1966, it was hailed as the biggest and best luxury hotel in the North-East. Over the years it has been the backdrop for thousands of wedding receptions and...
Headache of Online Market Places
Byline: By Matthew Rippon Intellectual property rights and online market places. Let's face it ( it's a recipe for disaster. It doesn't matter whether you are a rights holder, an ISP or a merchant, the enforcement of rights online, particularly...
Headache of Online Market Places; Intellectual Property
Byline: By Matthew Rippon INTELLECTUAL property rights and online market places. Let's face it - it's a recipe for disaster. It doesn't matter whether you are a rights holder, an ISP or a merchant, the enforcement of rights online, particularly...
Helicopter Hero Is Up for Award
Daredevil helicopter paramedic Kevin Hodgson has been shortlisted for a bravery award after plucking a man to safety when his car got stuck in a flooding river. The Great North Air Ambulance paramedic put his life on the line in the rescue at Stanhope...
Heroine Weeps in Witness Box
Byline: By Wesley Johnson A police officer broke down in tears yesterday as she told a jury of the terrifying moment her colleague was gunned down in front of her. PC Teresa Milburn sobbed as she recalled seeing PC Sharon Beshenivsky's head "flop"...
Heroine Weeps in Witness Box; PC Tells How Her Colleague Was Shot Dead
Byline: By Wesley Johnson A POLICE officer broke down in tears yesterday as she told a jury of the terrifying moment her colleague was gunned down in front of her. PC Teresa Milburn sobbed as she recalled seeing PC Sharon Be-shenivsky's head...
High Flyer Emerton Ready for Take-Off
Byline: By Ken Gaunt Brett Emerton is determined to help Blackburn reach the dizzy heights of Europe after chalking up the air miles with Australia. Mark Hughes' side make their bow in the Uefa Cup group stage this afternoon against Wisla Krakow....
Hilario Shares the Chelsea Spotlight
Byline: By Matt Barlow Didier Drogba's name echoed around Stamford Bridge again but Chelsea fans have found themselves a new hero in stand-in keeper Henrique Hilario, writes Matt Barlow. Drogba scored a brilliant goal to topple the European champions...
Horse Racing: Another Good Day for Knight; Rookie Trainer on Way Up
Byline: By Robert Pratt SHIMONI became the latest horse to advertise the services of rookie trainer William Knight when powering to victory in the Banham Poultry Maiden Stakes at Yarmouth. Knight, a former assistant to Ed Dun-lop, has done well...
Horse Racing: Whazzis Looks Likely to Break Her Duck; in Association with Pagebet
Byline: By Saraband WHAZZIS can finally get off the mark in Brighton's first race, the Final Median Auction Maiden Stakes today. William Haggas' Desert Prince filly has been unfortunate to have run in to some smart sorts on her forays to the...
How Can the Council Defend Loss of Rights?
Readers should be aware of a recent decision by the Joint Committee for Human Rights in Parliament. The 28th Report (published last Friday, October 13)) stated that, in the view of the committee, there were insufficient safeguards to protect the rights...
Howzat! Now It's Back to the Hotel
Byline: By James Barton A building to leisure company has launched a pounds 1m events centre and now plans to build a four star hotel. The Roseberry Group, of Sunderland, which employs 400 staff in its 10 pubs, hotel, equestrian centre and building...
JJB Is Counting Competition Cost
Sportswear retailer JJB Sports yesterday counted the cost of fierce competition after a World Cup sales lift failed to lead to stronger half-year profits. The Wigan-based company posted a 12% rise in revenues to pounds 381.6m for the six months to...
Jobs Rate Holds Steady
Byline: By Zo' Hughes Political Editor The number of people in work in the North-East remains at one of the highest levels on record despite another 3,000 people becoming unemployed during the past year. As the national unemployment rate hit...
Jobs Rate Holds Steady; Numbers in Work Still Close to the Record
Byline: By Zoae Hughes Political Editor THE number of people in work in the North-East remains at one of the highest levels on record despite another 3,000 people becoming unemployed during the past year. As the national unemployment rate hit...
Lawyer: My Car Was Sabotaged
Byline: By Guy Basnett Chief Reporter A solicitor who claims she was victimised by a leading North-East law firm gained the right yesterday to have her case heard at an employment tribunal. Rachel Clarke, 40, was given the green light after Newcastle...
Lawyer: My Car Was Sabotaged; Legal Firm's Partner Denies Allegations
Byline: By Guy Basnett Chief Reporter A SOLICITOR who claims she was victimised by a leading North-East law firm gained the right yesterday to have her case heard at an employment tribunal. Rachel Clarke, 40, was given the green light after Newcastle...
Letter: Voice of the North - Appeal for Information on Rescue from River
Byline: PHILIP LUMSDEN THE purpose of my email is to try and make contact with a relative of the Mr Ralph Carr who worked on Newcastle Quayside as a docker in the early part of the last century, say during the 1920s and 1930s. When my father...
Letter: Voice of the North - We Voted against a Costly Debating Society
Byline: JOHN W GRAY I DISAGREE with both Gillian Swanson and John Pearson (Voice of the North, October 12 & 4) on the point that in the referendum of 2004 we were voting against any form of regional government. We were actually voting against...
Listen to These Voices of Experience
The must-have hair appliance for any self-respecting stylish woman these days are her ghds. Current sales stand at two million a year and fans include Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston and Victoria Beckham. For the uninitiated, ghds (or...
Listen to These Voices of Experience; Entrepreneurs Forum: From Good to Great
THE must-have hair appliance for any self-respecting stylish woman these days are her ghds. Current sales stand at two million a year and fans include Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston and Victoria Beckham. For the uninitiated, ghds (or...
Local Voices Win New Stores Fight
Byline: By Robert Brooks A decade-long Northumberland supermarket saga appeared to be at an end last night after Government officials agreed to let Alnwick residents decide for themselves if they want two new stores. Alnwick District Council...
Local Voices Win New Stores Fight; Government Listens to Town's Shoppers
Byline: by Robert Brooks A DECADE-LONG Northumberland supermarket saga appeared to be at an end last night after Government officials agreed to let Alnwick residents decide for themselves if they want two new stores. Alnwick District Council...
Mark and Andrew Snaffle Sharpley Two
The experts were out in full force at Sharpley Waters this week using red and black buzzers to good effect. Mark Churchyard and Andrew Taylor made the most of the conditions to finally net two huge naturalised rainbow trout that have managed to...
Memories Are Made of This-
We asked Journal readers for their special memories and stories about the Gosforth Park Hotel. Here's a selection of some of the best. Maureen and Edward won a night's stay at the Marriott Gosforth Park with dinner, breakfast and a complimentary...
Memories Are Made of This. Gosforth Park Hotel: 40th Anniversary A Warm Welcome. Then and Now We Asked Journal Readers for Their Special Memories and Stories about the Gosforth Park Hotel. Here's a Selection of Some of the Best
THE Newcastle Marriott Hotel, Gosforth Park, is special for me as on Friday August 19, 2004, my Graduation Ball was held there. After our meal, my boyfriend walked into the function room with a bouquet of flowers, got down on one knee and in front...
Motor Racing: Renault Decide to Play It Safe
Byline: IAN PARKES RENAULT are to play it safe this weekend as Fernando Alonso bids to become only the eighth driver in Formula One history to win back-to-back world titles. Alonso needs just one point from Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix to retain...
Murray Takes Top-10 Scalp to Boost Self-Belief
Andy Murray feels his victory over world number three Ivan Ljubicic at the Madrid Masters can give him the belief to regularly compete against the very best. The British number one was a 6-4 3-6 6-3 winner and now faces Serbia's Novak Djokovic in...
New 999 Set-Up 'Is Risking Lives'
Byline: By Hayley Beattie Community leaders last night warned that lives were being put a risk by their new ambulance service, after figures revealed it was failing to meet targets. In July the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) replaced stand-by...
New 999 Set-Up 'Is Risking Lives' Figures Show Help Is Too Often Arriving Late
Byline: By Hayley Beattie COMMUNITY leaders last night warned that lives were being put a risk by their new ambulance service, after figures revealed it was failing to meet targets. In July the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) replaced stand-by...
NFU Denies 'Dangers' Published in RSPB Report
The NFU has accused the RSPB of being "sensationalist" over the title of a new report looking at the impact of nutrients on birds and other biodiversity in the countryside. The report ( called Force-feeding the countryside ( claims the UK countryside...
Oakes to Face RFU over Stamping Row
Byline: By Alan Hedley Newcastle lock Jason Oakes will face an RFU disciplinary hearing following the yellow card he picked up in the Guinness Premiership clash with Wasps. The former Blaydon second row forward has already been suspended for...
Oakes to Face RFU over Stamping Row; Falcons Issue Their Own Ban RUGBY UNION
Byline: By Alan Hedley NEWCASTLE lock Jason Oakes will face an RFU disciplinary hearing following the yellow card he picked up in the Guinness Premiership clash with Wasps. The former Blaydon second row forward has already been suspended for...
Peter Jackson
Byline: Peter Jackson WHAT is it, I ask myself, as the FTSE 100 advances to a five-year high, that makes stock markets rise or fall? Obviously, if I really knew the answer to that one I wouldn't be here, I'd be somewhere much warmer, in the company...
Peter Jackson Column
Byline: By Peter Jackson What is it, I ask myself, as the FTSE 100 advances to a five-year high, that makes stock markets rise or fall? Obviously, if I really knew the answer to that one I wouldn't be here, I'd be somewhere much warmer, in the...
Precious Metals
Byline: By Clare Jobson Update your home this autumn with some metallic accessories says Clare Jobson It may well be the change in the seasons, because as soon as the nights draw in and that distinctive smell of autumn fills the air, certain...
Precious Metals; Interiors with BARKER AND STONEHOUSE Update Your Home This Autumn with Some Metallic Accessories Says Clare Jobson
Byline: Clare Jobson IT may well be the change in the seasons, because as soon as the nights draw in and that distinctive smell of autumn fills the air, certain colours start creeping into our homes. Furnishings and accessories start appearing...
Prime Minister Apologises as Tories Attack 'Chaos of the RPA Laid Bare'
The Prime Minister apologised again yesterday for problems in the Rural Payments Agency that delayed the single payments to farmers. Tony Blair came under Tory attack on the issue at Commons question time after the National Audit Office said delays...
Relaxing in Style
Byline: By Francesca Craggs Francesca Craggs finds colour, opulence and a relaxed style of living at Jill Kirkham's period terraced home. Despite the decedent fabrics, designer wallcoverings and contemporary furniture, Jill Kirkham isn't precious...
Relaxing in Style; at Home with. Francesca Craggs Finds Colour, Opulence and a Relaxed Style of Living at Jill Kirkham's Period Terraced Home
Byline: Francesca Craggs DESPITE the decedent fabrics, designer wallcoverings and contemporary furniture, Jill Kirkham isn't precious about her Victorian terraced home in the suburbs of Newcastle. As owner of exclusive haberdashery shop W Rouleaux,...
Renault Decide to Play It Safe
Byline: By Ian Parkes Renault are to play it safe this weekend as Fernando Alonso bids to become only the eighth driver in Formula One history to win back-to-back world titles. Alonso needs just one point from Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix to...
Rescue Search for Hill Walker
Byline: By Rhodri Phillips A massive rescue operation was launched after a hill walker became injured and lost his way in a remote North-East beauty spot. The 47-year-old man was in the Simonside Hills, near Rothbury, Northumberland, at about...
Rescue Search for Hill Walker; Injured Man Lost Way in Remote Area
Byline: By Rhodri Phillips A MASSIVE rescue operation was launched after a hill walker became injured and lost his way in a remote North-East beauty spot. The 47-year-old man was in the Simonside Hills, near Rothbury, Northumberland, at about...
Scheme Wins Cross-Tyne Backing
The pounds 100M plans for a new cinema, hotel, shops, and apartments on the Gateshead Quayside were yesterday backed by council bosses and businesses on the other side of the Tyne. On Tuesday Gateshead Council ended months of speculation after confirming...
Six of the Best; This Week We Bring You Six of the Best Family Homes on the Market. for Comprehensive Details on Each Property, Ring the Estate Agent on the Number Supplied. for More Great Properties Don't Miss Homemaker Every Saturday in the Journal
shotley bridge pounds 470,000 THIS recently built property in Shotley Bridge provides light, spacious, and versatile family accommodation. Durham House on Wood Street comprises an entrance hall, cloakroom, sitting room with arched sash windows...
Spice Is Right in Omar's Venture
Byline: By James Barton A MAN who left school with only a handful of CSEs has realised a lifelong ambition and now owns a successful chain of Asian cuisine restaurants. Omar Uddin, 40, is set to launch his third and biggest restaurant next week...
Spotlight on Way to Success
What types of people create and grow very successful businesses? What is it about you as a person that will enable you to achieve great success? These are some of the questions delegates at the SME Conference workshop with Professor David Johnson...
Spotlight on Way to Success; Entrepreneurs Forum: From Good to Great
WHAT types of people create and grow very successful businesses? What is it about you as a person that will enable you to achieve great success? These are some of the questions delegates at the SME Conference workshop with Professor David Johnson...
Spurs Ready to Take Heat
Byline: By Duncan Bech Paul Robinson insists Spurs will embrace the hostile atmosphere waiting at the Inonu Stadium tonight ( and warned Besiktas his side are on the brink of producing a special performance. Robinson (pictured left) has already...
Staff Have Remained Loyal
Many Gosforth Park Hotel staff members have stayed loyal to the cause, with some working at the hotel since the day it opened. The Journal caught up with a few of the hotel's longest serving staff. Chaffeuring stars around the city in a Rolls Royce,...
Staff Have Remained Loyal; Gosforth Park Hotel: 40th Anniversary Many Gosforth Park Hotel Staff Members Have Stayed Loyal to the Cause, with Some Working at the Hotel since the Day It Opened. the Journal Caught Up with a Few of the Hotel's Longest Serving Staff
CHAUFFEURING stars around the city in a Rolls Royce, was one of the highlights of Steve Rutherford's 25-year career at the Gosforth Park Hotel. Steve, who works in the hotel's property department, was originally employed as a hotel driver, chauffeuring...
Stars
Byline: Lara Wells ARIES: There's been little time to think about direction, but not much longer to go before you go forward with such a big jump. You will wonder what all the fuss was about. Call to hear why. Call 0901 609 4651 TAURUS: It's...